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Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
capital building in sacramento. they were prevented from entering the chamber, their message was received loud and clear. it was signed into law by someone who seems an improbable advocate for gun control. this guy. no, your eyes are not fooling you. that is republican party demagogue ronald reagan, a supporter of what was at the time one of the strictist gun laws in the nation. the panic over black people with guns mag fied in cities like detroit in the shooting deaths of bobby kennedy revoked a policy response from the government. president lyndon b. johnson signed the gun control act of 1968. >> we have come here to sign the most comprehensive gun control law ever signed in this nation's history. >> as we await tuesday for vice president biden's recommendations, the president's respond and the outcry from either or both sides, we are well served to keep in mind in recent history, there's no clear liberal or consensus on gun policy. our freedoms, cherished as they are must be balanced by civic responsibilities. at the table today, dan gross, tracy meres, law professor at yale university
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
the efforts coming up monday? >> so i worked for california youth homeless project in sacramento, california. it is a policy initiative for policymakers to learn about the homeless youth and the scale and the problem. i have blogged on the recent point in time count that is home youth are going the be included in. it is very, very important, because now we can put a number to the estimations that have been going on for a long time and this number is a good jumping point to eliminate the problem and hold ourselves accountable. >> ralph, how do you -- you are right here in the city. what do you think of this effort monday? >> i think it is a good effort, but i find that there are shortcomings, and i feel that we undercount and we do this point in time and then huddle comes out to report that homeless is going down. it is not. if you are on the street, you see it and if you count the shelters, you will see it. it is a good effort, but we are missing a lot. this issue is much bigger than any count we will do on one evening. >> and part of it is that the young people are the perhaps most difficul
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